Aug 26, 2019  
2019-2020 University Catalogue 
2019-2020 University Catalogue

AHST 219 Salon to Simulacrum: Modern and Contemporary Art

3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

Treatment of major developments in the visual arts from Impressionism and Fauvism down to Earthworks, Happenings, and Performance Art. Emphasis on participation and on development of descriptive and critical writing skills. Exposure to different theoretical approaches. Lectures, sound clips, short films, and museum visits.

Prerequisites COMP*099 or COMP*099E if required by English Placement Exam

Priority enrollment to Film & Media Studies, Film & Video, Film & Animation, Design, Art & Technology, and Photo & Film Media.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a discipline history elective, critical studies elective, or general elective requirement.

This course is equated with the following courses: LAAH*120, AHST*103, AHST*219